Sports Illustrated writer Frank Deford to speak at King University

Posted on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 10:16 am

When: Back to Calendar January 28, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: King University
Cost: $30 and $200
Contact: 423.652.4864
jibrown@king.edu
Tags: Frank Deford King University Sports Illustrated

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Hall of Fame sportswriter, commentator and novelist Frank Deford will speak on “Sports: The Hype and the Hypocrisy” at King University on Tuesday, Jan. 28 as part of the Buechner Institute’s 2013-2014 Lecture Series. The series is co-sponsored by the Bristol Herald Courier.

A joint venture between King’s Office of Development and the Buechner Institute, Deford’s lecture will take place during a fundraising event for King University’s Annual Fund for Scholarships & Programs. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. at King University’s Maclellan Hall.

Ticket prices for King’s Frank Deford event are $30 per individual or $200 per table of eight. Table sponsors will be recognized in the program and during pre-speech introductions. The event will be held in King University’s Maclellan Hall dining room. The cost of admission includes dinner and an autograph session.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the Annual Fund for Scholarships & Programs, which is one of the primary sources for direct scholarship assistance for King students. To purchase tickets or for more information, contact King’s University Office of Development at 423.652.4864 or email jibrown@king.edu. Tickets will be available through Jan. 24, 2014.

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